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September 14, 2014

Larger Catechism, #97

The Larger Catechism Question 97  97. Q. What special use is there of the moral law to the regenerate? A. Although they that are regenerate, and believe in Christ, be delivered from the moral law as a covenant of works,[414] so as thereby they are neither justified[415] nor condemned;[416] yet, besides the general uses thereof […]

September 8, 2014

Larger Catechism, #96

The Larger Catechism Question 96 96. Q. What particular use is there of the moral law to unregenerate men? A. The moral law is of use to unregenerate men, to awaken their consciences to flee from wrath to come,[410] and to drive them to Christ;[411] or, upon their continuance in the estate and way of […]

September 3, 2014

Larger Catechism, #94-95

The Larger Catechism Questions 94-95 94. Q. Is there any use of the moral law to man since the fall? A. Although no man, since the fall, can attain to righteousness and life by the moral law:[402] yet there is great use thereof, as well common to all men, as peculiar either to the unregenerate, […]

August 29, 2014

Larger Catechism, #86

The Larger Catechism Question 86  86. Q. What is the communion in glory with Christ, which the members of the invisible church enjoy immediately after death? A. The communion in glory with Christ, which the members of the invisible church enjoy immediately after death is, in that their souls are then made perfect in holiness,[371] […]

August 16, 2014

Larger Catechism, #93

The Larger Catechism Question 93  93. Q. What is the moral law? A. The moral law is the declaration of the will of God to mankind, directing and binding every one to personal, perfect, and perpetual conformity and obedience thereunto, in the frame and disposition of the whole man, soul and body,[399] and in performance […]

August 15, 2014

Larger Catechism, #91-92

The Larger Catechism Questions 91-92 91. Q. What is the duty which God requireth of man? A. The duty which God requireth man, is obedience to his revealed will.[397] 92. Q. What did God at first reveal unto man as the rule of his obedience? A. The rule of obedience revealed to Adam in the […]

August 4, 2013

Larger Catechism, #79

The Larger Catechism Question 79 79.       Q. May not true believers, by reason of their imperfections, and the many temptations and sins they are overtaken with, fall away from the state of grace? A. True believers, by reason of the unchangeable love of God,[342] and his decree and covenant to give them perseverance,[343] their inseparable […]

May 10, 2013

Larger Catechism, #78

The Larger Catechism Question 78 78.       Q. Whence ariseth the imperfection of sanctification in believers? A. The imperfection of sanctification in believers ariseth from the remnants of sin abiding in every part of them, and the perpetual lustings of the flesh against the spirit; whereby they are often foiled with temptations, and fall into many […]

February 17, 2013

Larger Catechism, #77

The Larger Catechism Question 77 77.       Q. Wherein do justification and sanctification differ? A. Although sanctification be inseparably joined with justification,[330] yet they differ, in that God in justification imputeth the righteousness of Christ;[331] in sanctification of his Spirit infuseth grace, and enableth to the exercise thereof;[332] in the former, sin is pardoned;[333] in the […]

June 9, 2012

The Larger Catechism 195, Lead us not into Temptation, pt. 1

The Larger Catechism Question 195   195.     Q. What do we pray for in the sixth petition? A. In the sixth petition, (which is, And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil,[1273]) acknowledging, that the most wise, righteous, and gracious God, for divers holy and just ends, may so order things, that […]

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